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Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
invest. s in our future. >> the other big story tonight president obama gives his fourth state of the union speech, and he lays out his plans for his second term in office. kpix reporter tells us he wants to increase the federal management to -- or the -- the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. that'll bring a lot more troops home from afghanistan and wants to put more limits on guns. >> there's a speaker. >> in his first state of the union address of his second term the president focussed on the middle klass and millions of americans still looking for work and challenged congress to cut out the partisanship and help them. >> the american people have worked too hard for too long rebuilding from one crisis to see their elected officials cause another. >> the president emphasized his economic recovery program will not add toth deficit and he also outlined his plan to bring 34,000 troops home from afghanistan by this time next year. that's half the u.s. force there. >> and by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> gun laws were also a theme of the night. the presid
CBS
Feb 12, 2013 7:30pm PST
of our middle-class prosperity. but president obama? he believes it's the cause of our problems. that the economic downturn happened because our government didn't tax enough, spend enough or control enough. and therefore, as you heard tonight, his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. this idea that our problems were caused by a government that was too small, it's just not true. in fact a major cause of our recent downturn was a housing crisis created by reckless government policies and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle-class taxpayers that's an old idea that's failed every time it's been tried. more government isn't going to help you get ahead, it's going to hold you back. more government isn't going to create more opportunities, it's going to limit them. and more government isn't going to inspire new ideas, new businesses, and new private sector jobs. it's going to create uncertainty. because more government breeds complicated rules and laws that small bus
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >>> president obama is asking congress to head off automatic spending cuts that kick in march 1. he says they could hurt the economy. and the president is proposing a smaller budget deal now and a bigger one later. cbs reporter danielle nottingham explains. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to stop massive automatic across-the- board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction, and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1st. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. >> we should give them the chance to come up with this budget instead of making indiscriminate cuts now that will cost us jobs and sig
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am PST
requested assault weapons ban. mr. obama was in minnesota yesterday promoting what he calls commonsense reforms to the nation's gun laws. he says he is encouraged that congress seems to be coming to an consensus on background checks for gun buyers and limits for high capacity gun clips. >>> 5:04. let's check traffic and weather. is it too early to start talking about the weekend? >> what day are we on now, tuesday? [ laughter ] >> maybe a little bit. >> let's do it. >> we have a long way to go between now and then. we could see showers and snow in the local mountains. haven't been able to talk about that for a while but we have some changes coming up today. low clouds and fog have stretched back onshore well into the valleys. that blanket of clouds is keeping the temperatures up just a bit. mainly in the 40s outside. as we head throughout the day today there's a cold front approaching the bay area meaning more low clouds and fog at the coast and only partial clearing toward the afternoon. temperatures will be cool. highs usually in the 50s and 60s, cooler than normal this af
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
initially believed to be animal bones. >>> the obama administration is defending a justice department memo that authorized drone of attacks against americans working with terrorists overseas. the memo says such actions are legal under three conditions. if the suspect is engaged in planning operations to kill americans, if it's not possible to capture the suspect before an attack, and if the operation follows u.s. laws and war principles. >> these strikes are legal. they are ethical and they are wise. >> critics say such an attack would violate the constitutional rights of an american terror suspect to trial by jury. so far there's only one known case of an american targeted with a drone strive, anwar al- awlaki in yemen back in 2011. >>> east bay, chopper 5 is over the house fire in berkeley we told you about at the top of the news. this is at 1179 keith avenue in the berkeley foothills. as you can see, still engulfed. we have been watching the smoke pour from the second story of this home for the last several minutes. flames are shooting from the roof. firefighters now on the scene.
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
, alabama. >>> president obama took his campaign to curb gun violence on the road today. his push on a new ban of assault weapons is meeting a lot of resistance. the president asked the public to help and pressuring congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it is time to do something. we can make a difference. that's our responsibility as americans. >> the white house just released this photo of the president wax up his recent statement that he is familiar with fire arms and not an enny of the second amendment. >>> legalizing pot. democratic lawmakers from oregon and colorado could introduce the first two propoles as early as tomorrow. one could require growers to get federal permits. tore would create a federal marijuana tax. >>> an official clock now counting down to the opening of the new bay bridge. we will show you the big moment life on the new deck and hear what it means to governor. >>> exactly how fast did he pal? fall? new information about the death- defying leap from space. what's that? when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the ban
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
surge in home prices. the s&p 500 and nasdaq were also up. >>> president obama's trying to balance the budget right now. his sights are on a smaller deal in order to head off automatic spending cuts that kick in march 1. cbs reporter danielle nottingham explains from washington. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to stop massive automatic across-the- board spending cuts with a short-term fix. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction, and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1st. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1st. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time to work out a 10-year plan. >> we should give them the chance to come up with this budget instead of making indiscriminate cuts now t
CBS
Feb 2, 2013 5:30pm PST
white house. it's a picture of mr. obama as you see skeet shooting at camp david, something he told new republic magazine, quote we do all the time. >>> from the cbs 5 weather center good evening everybody. sure mild conditions so why an advisory you need to know about? pinpoint forecast as eyewitness news continues. wow. take a look at that. . >>> running back frank gore has accomplished an awful lot in his eight years in san francisco. >> nobody does it bert than frank gore. nobody. >> gore is the franchise's all-time leader and on sunday he'll have a chance to add a super bowl to that resume. at super bowl xlvii, i'm kenneth. it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. people on the field -- could serve as a big inspiration. 10-year-old . >>> right before super bowl xlvii kicks off tomorrow, one of the smallest people on this field could serve as the biggest inspiration.
CBS
Feb 3, 2013 7:30am PST
live interview with president obama at 4:30 p.m. eastern. then the kickoff is at 6:25 p.m. eastern. we'll be back in washington next sunday. we'll see you then. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. celebrate a super night on kpix 5. >> the san francisco 49ers super bowlbound. >> baltimore is heading to new orleans. wow! >> welcome to cbs sports presentation of super bowl xlvii here in new orleans where the baltimore ravens will take on the san francisco 49ers. i'm james brown. both squads worked out yesterday. all players are listed as
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
leaves behind a wife and two children. >>> president obama took his campaign to curve gun violence on the road today. his push for a new ban on assault weapons and high capacity assault weapons is meeting opposition even within his own party. >> we don't have to agree observed everything to agree it's time to do something. there won't be perfect solutions, but we can make difference. that's our responsibility as american -- difference. that's our responsibility as americans. >> this photo was just released of the president back up his recent statement that he is familiar with fire arms and not an enemy of the second amendment. >>> california with a require for students across the state. still ahead, what eighth graders won't have to take to school phil matier. >>> how this solves a mystery that is more than 500 years old. for 8th- graders, at least. graders, anyway. it's part of a move toward what's called the "common core >>> california is dropping algebra for eighth graders. it is part of what they call common core curriculum. most states have adopted it. the change eliminates th
CBS
Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
expect 155,000 new jobs were created last month. house republicans are blasting president obama though, for disbanding the jobs council he created two years ago. council hasn't met in more than a year. >> we hear, you know, some of the somewhat ridiculous criticisms on this. they come from people on capitol hill who have consistently opposed every growth initiative and job creation initiative the president put forward. >> the white house says it was only spended to last two years. >>> americans have been buying guns in record numbers ever since the talk about tightening gun control laws. now there's the build up, your self-option for guns, a store in ocean side has its own machine shop where people can build their own guns, even ar15 semiautomatic rifles. the store is only allowed to sell the metal parts. the customers have to put it together themselves. >> that's where your actual trigger assembly and hammer and everything is going to go inside there to make it a firearm. at this stage, literally a paper weight. >> gun laws say americans can make a weapon for personal use but not for
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
14,000 once again. they are up 122 points and the counting today. >>> president obama is asking congress to head off automatic spending cuts that could hurt the economy if they kick in as scheduled march 1. the president is proposing the smaller budget deal now and a bigger one later. danielle nottingham has the latest from washington. >> reporter: president obama is calling on congress to come up with billions in spending cuts as a short-term fix to stop massive automatic across-the- board cuts set to take effect in less than a month. >> our economy right now is headed in the right direction. and it will stay that way as long as there aren't any more self-inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: last year congress and the president signed off on the automatic cuts to force themselves to deal with the nation's skyrocketing debt. the original deadline was january 1. and when they couldn't reach a larger budget deal then, they postponed it to march 1. the white house wants another short-term fix to head off a hit to the fragile economy and give lawmakers more time t
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
news now out of washington, d.c. an administration official says president obama has picked rei president sally jewell as the new secretary of interior. prior to joining rei, she spent 19 years in a commercial banking industry. if confirmed she would replace outgoing interior secretary ken salazar. >>> murder in wine country. three bodies found inside a home and this morning the search now on for their killer. it's a developing story from a home on ross station road outside the town of forrestville up in sonoma county. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec has the latest. >> reporter: investigators have been doing a lot more interviews overnight. they say that they are confident they will be able to catch the murderer soon. in the meantime, this person is still on the loose because they say this was not a murder- suicide. three men were found shot to death inside a bedroom in one of the houses on the back end of this property in forrestville. one of the men's brother found them after he hadn't heard from him in several hours. >> we got called at about 3:15 this afternoon by a female repo
CBS
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
deadly snipers. >>> president obama will be meeting with labor and business leaders at the white house today hoping for build support for immigration reform. yesterday the president was in minnesota promoting reforms to the nation's gun control laws. on capitol hill today, some house members will introduce by partisan gun control legislation. it would make firearms trafficking a federal offense but does not address assault weapons which the obama administration wants banned. >>> switching gears, are you ready for rain? >> not really. >> i got news for you. it's coming. >> we have a couple of days to wait. >> okay. we have today. >> enjoy today and tomorrow. a blanket of clouds early on. it's keeping the temperatures from getting too cold. temperatures yesterday in the 30s and 40s. today in the 40s. so a little chilly but not as cold as yesterday and by the afternoon, well, we have a few more clouds coming our which as we have a cold front sliding in toward the bay area. high pressure kind of moving out of the way now. so this is going to help to reinforce low clouds outside. so only pa
CBS
Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
- awlaki in yemen in 2011. >>> 5:17. president obama is set to visit the middle east next month with stops in israel, the west bank and jordan. it will be the first time he will visit israel since becoming president more than four years ago. he will meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. white house says the trip will focus on the resumption of talks between israel and palestine. >>> leaders of the boy scouts of america will vote today on whether or not to keep a ban on gay members. if approved a new proposal would allow individual scout troops to decide how they want to handle the issue. president obama weighed in on the debate in an interview with "cbs evening news" anchor scott pelley. he says it's time for change. >> my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does in every institution and walk of life. >> the boy scouts of america has more than two million members nationwide. >>> the san jose city council will decide next week if it will get involved in the supreme court case concerning gay marriage in california. the city
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
orleans. >>> back here at home, 6:21, president obama takes a stand in an interview with scott pelley. his message to the boy scouts about their controversial ban on gay members when we come back. [ female announcer ] the best thing about this bar it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the new fiber one caramel nut protein bar. [ male announcer ] with over 50 delicious choices of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant ♪ this is speeding. this is in a rush. this is fast food. this is accelerating. and this is happening too fast. this is the express lane. getting a ticket. and this is the fast track. this is the fastest in-home wi-fi for all rooms, all devices, all the time. this is xfinity internet. call or click to get started today. xfinity. the future of awesome. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning i was a
CBS
Feb 4, 2013 5:00am PST
ray routh drove to his sister's home and confessed to her. >>> president obama is on the road heading to minnesota to promote his gun control proposals. it was a big issue on the sunday morning talk shows over the weekend. the president wants congress to pass a ban on assault weapons, limit the number of bullets gun clips can hold and require universal background checks. >> it's a fraud to call itdown verify a -- universal. the criminals aren't going to comply with it it. >> i know the value of an assault weapon, to kill people very quickly. they're way it to readily available. >> the proposals include an increase in mental health resources. president obama talked with scott pelley about a number of issues, one of them the bow scouts and gays. >> my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. >> boy scout leaders announced last week that they are considering now overturning their long standing ban on homosexuals. the organization will meet this week to make a final decision. >>> some new data shows that bullying of ga
CBS
Jan 31, 2013 5:00pm PST
intended to silence critics following her performance of the national anthem at president obama's inauguration. beyonce admits she sang along with a prerecorded track. >> i am a perfectionist and one thing about my i practice until my feet bleed. i did not have team to rehearse with the orchestra. >> reporter: beyonce posted super bowl rehearsal video and photos online. she says this performance will be different. >> i will absolutely be singing live. i am well rehearsed. and i will absolutely be singing live. this is what i was born to do. >> reporter: prerecorded music at big events is nothing new. madonna and whitney houston both relied on recorded tracks to pump up their sound during their super bowl performances. many fans accept lip-syncing as part of the performance. >> i hope she gives us the real thing. i'd prefer the real thing. but i'm happy whatever she does. >> reporter: she won't be the only star at the super bowl. alicia keys sings the national anthem and the chorus from sandy hook elementary school in connecticut will perform america the beautiful before the ravens
CW
Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
. >> president obama gives his fourth state of the union speech and he lays out his plans for his second term in office. kpix reporter, kristen ayers tells us, the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. bring a lot more troops home from afghanistan and wants to put more limits on guns. >> mr. speaker -- >> in his first state of the union address of his second term, the president focused on the middle class and millions of americans looking for work and challenged congress to cut out the partisanship and help them. >> the american people have worked too hard for too long, rebuilding from one crisis to see their elected officials cause another. >> the president emphasized economic recovery programs will not add to the deficit. he also outlined his plan to bring 34,000 troops home from afghanistan by this time next year. that is half the u.s. force there. >> by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> gun laws were also a theme of the night. the president introduced victims of gun violence who joined the first lady and members of congress in the chamber. he says con
CW
Feb 10, 2013 8:30am PST
the president's state-of-the-union address on tuesday. president obama's expected to switchgears from gun control debate to the economy and he is set to address job creation and growth. can you see the state of the union address on kpix5 at 6:00 p.m. >>> next, we're counting down to the opening of the new bay bridge. >> our conversation with the spokesman from the metropolitan transportation commission is looking ahead at the challenges and the big party that is going to be held. >> and the one thing that you should never do if you're feeling sick. we'll be right back. ,,,, . >>> good morning, temperatures are on the chilly side. a slight warm-up by the afternoon and reaching into the upper 50s and low 60s. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [ screams ] a rambunctious toddler? of course. uncle ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ yes. [ female announcer ] get more with emb
CW
Feb 17, 2013 8:30am PST
hands of john mccain and lindsey graham, tough critiques of mr. obama's foreign policy. >> sent me a good immigration bill in the next few months and i will sign it and america will be better for it. >> also, a star opportunity at uc berkeley unveiled his status as an illegal immigrant. now congress is considering a law that would allow students like himself a bath to citizenship but critiques say it may encourage i will legal i'm sorry. >>> today pope benedict xvi pleased thousands of pilgrims from his window at st. peter's square. >> cbs reporter samey johnson explain why some think the pope should not participate. >> reporter: there is much debate on who will replace pope benedict xvi, stepping down due to health. the papal's conclave is a closed-door conference. among the 100-plus cardinals to attend, cardinal mahoney. cath likes united, with 50,000 members, make up the national group with 1,600 here in los angeles. they oppose cardinal mahoney taking part in the conclave given the church sexual abuse scandal. >> it is unbelievable that he would go there. i think it is just wrong
CW
Feb 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
hold while lawmakers take a week-long break. mr. obama called the isn't the's tactics unfortunate politics. >>> the president had to hustle home from a stop at a georgia preschool today. he was there to pitch his plan to increase access to early education. but he told the crowd that he had a valentine's date tonight that he could not break. he promised the first lady dinner out at a d.c. restaurant. he also joked that it's easier to get flowers for his wife now with the rose garden right outside his door. >> it's convenient. >>> we have bahum bug for the holidays, but what do they say? the greeting card companies haven't come up with anything yet, but mike shows us, maybe they should. >> it started as a nerdy little kid who never got valentine's. still never got them,. >> i hate, hate, hate valentine's day. >> that was a few years and a couple hair styles ago. i still hate valentine's day. i'm not alone. >> pure commercialism. i feel sorry for people who don't have too much money, but pressured to buy things for valentine's day. >> reporter: 18.5 billion in the u.s. according to t
CW
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm PST
full year. >>> live in walnut creek, david jackson, kpix5. >> the obama administration is expected to announce new trade agreements. a report that the chinese military is behind an on going plot to hack u.s. companies and government offices. the report released today by u.s. security firm says hundreds of chinese hackers will stealing vast amounts of data from u.s. companies. >> even apple says it was hacked. a small number of laptops were infected with malicious software. it was an attack similar to the one facebook faced last week. the attack used a weakness for web browsers to affect the computers. to say void this, they recommended last month that bs be disabled on browsers. >>> set you up with a fake girlfriend that would even convince mom she's real. the site is called, fake internet girlfriend. imagine that. and for a price, they provide just that. for $250 a month, they will create the fake girlfriend of your dreams. they'll send you facebook messages, tweets, texts. they'll even call your work. so who would sign up for ltses. the bigger question, why? some people want to i
CW
Feb 11, 2013 10:00pm PST
jackson, kpix5. >>> tomorrow evening, president obama will deliver his fourth state of the union address. the white house says the president eats speech 's speech will serve as a bookend to the inaugural address. however, when the president stands before congress, his main focus will be on the economy. >> the core emphasis that he has always placed in these big speeches remains the same, which is the need to make the economy work for the middle class. because the middle class is the engine that drives this country forward. >> our sister station, kpix5, will air the president's state of the union address live tomorrow starting at 6:00 p.m., followed by a special edition of kpix5 news at 7:30. >> also the news tonight, a 31- year-old army veteran who grew up on a ranch in the high sierra received the highest u.s. award. david martin on the ceremony that honored eight men who did not survive an attack from the taliban. >> reporter: you have to see combat to realize how indefensible it was from an attack from east taliban fighters. just 52 american soldiers were down there, plus staf
CW
Feb 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
in the attack. >>> president obama took his campaign against gun control on the road today. they are meeting a lot of resistance on capitol hill, even with his own party. >> we don't have to agrow on everything to agree it is time to do something. there won't be perfect solutions. we're not going to save every life, but we can make a difference. that's our responsibility as americans. >> reporter: releasing this photo of the president. today they killed them holding them captive. on what forced the feds here to make their moves. >> reporter: law enforcement officials shook hands, patting each other on the back after the short hostage ended. suspected gunman is dead. known only as ethan, he's safe. >> within the past 24 hours, the negotiations deteriorated. and he was observed holding a gun. >> reporter: authorities said they couldn't wait any longer. >> reporter: at this point the fbi agents were fearing that the child was in danger, entered the bunker, rescuing the child. >> reporter: sources say that police entered the bunker through a door, creating some kind of a diversion, quick
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